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dispensations, it is called the Old and New Testament. 1 i 2 Cor. 3. 6,7,8,9. Heb. 12. 18 to 24. Col. 2. 11,12. I Cor. 5. 7,8. & 11,25.

Gal. 3 3. Eph. 4.5. Jer. 31 33 34. Ron 3: 21,22:30. & 1. 16 "2 Cor 3. 6, 14.

.:CH A P. VIII. lis' Of Cbrift the Mediator.

IT pleased God in his eternal purpose, to

chuse and ordain the Lord Jesus his only begotten Son, according to a Covenant made between them both, to be the Mediator betwcen God & Man; a'the Prophet, “Priest, and King, the Head and Saviour of his Church, the Heir of all things, f and Judge of the World : 8unto whom he did from all Eternity give a People to be his feed, band to be by him in cime Redeemed, Called, Juftified, Sanctified and Glorified,” alla. 42. I. i Pet. 1. 19, 20. John 3 16 1 Tim. 2. 5. bAfts 3. 22: · Heb 5.5,6. . Pfal 2 6. Luke I. 33. Eph. 523. Heb. 1. 2. & A8517.31

Jobn, 17. 6. Pfal. 22 30. lfa. 53. 10. i 11 in 2. 6. 11a, 55.45. I Cor. 1. 30. : L' opedie

H. The Son of God, the second Person in tlie Erinity, being very and Eternal God, of one

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kubftance and tqual with the Father, did, when the fulness of time was come, take upon him Mans nature, « with all the essential properties and common infirmities thereof, yet without fin, s being conceived by the power of the holy Ghost in the womb of the Virgin Mary, of her substance: * So that two whole perfect and distinct natures, the Godhead and the Manhood, were inseperably joined together in one person, without Conversion, Composition, or Confufion ; " which person is very God and very Man, yet one Chril, che only Mediscor between God & Man.° k job. 1 14. 7. & 5 20. Phil. 2. 6. Gal. 4. 4. * Heb. 2:14,16 17&4.15. ^ Luker. 27,31,35. Gal. 4.4. <uke 1. 35. Rom. 9. 5. Col. 2. 9. i Pet. 3. 18. 1 Tim. 3 16 Rom i 31

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unro called by his father, ! who also put all power and Jalgment into his hand, and gave hin Commandment to execute the fame.

Pfal 45.1 Ybn 3 34 9 Col 2 3 Col I 19 s. Heb 7 26 John 14 ? AETs ro 38 Heb 12 24.7.22. ! Heb 5 4, 5. 1.90bn 5 21 27 Mas 28 18 Acts 2 36 . .

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27. & 13, 37. Rom. 6.9.! 1 Cor. 15. 3, 4.9 Fobn 20 25, 27. Mar. 16.9.! Rom. 8. 34. Heb. 9. 24. & 7,25. ' Rom. 14. 9,10. AES LII, & 10.42. Mat.13. 40,41,42.Jude 6. 2 Pet. 2.4

V. The Lord Jesus by his perfect obedience & Sacrifice of himself, which he through the eternal Spirit once offered up unto God, hath fully satisfied cke Justice of God, and purchased not only reconciliacion, but an everlasting inheritance in the Kingdom of Heaven, for all those whom the Facher hath given unto him.!

Rom. 5 19. Heb. 9.14.16. & 1014. Epb.5.2. Ron, 3. 25,26. ? Col. 1. 19,20. Dan. 9.24,26 Epb. 1. I!, 14. John 17. 2. Heb. 9. 12, 15.

VI. Although the work of Redemption was not actually wrought by Christ till after his Incarnation, yet the Virtue, Efficacy and Benefits thereof were Communicated to the Elect in all ages successively from the beginning of the World, in and by those Promises, Types and Sacrifices, wherein he was revealed & fignified to be the Seed of the Woman, which Thould bruise che Serpents head, and the Lamb Nain from the beginning of the World, being yesterday and to day the same, and for ever. * Gal. 4-4,5. Gen 3.15. Rev. 11.8. Heb. 13.8.

· VII. • Christ in the work of Mediation acteth according to both Natures, by each nature doing that which is proper in it felf; 'yet by reason of the unity of the Perfon, that which is proper to one Nature, is fometimes in Scripture attributed to the Person den minated by the other Nature. • * Heb. 9. 14. 15. i Pet. 3. 18 AEts 20. 28. Jobr. 3. 13. febr 3. 16.

VIII. To all those for whom Christ hath purchased Redemption, he doth certainly and effectually apply and communicate the same,? making latercestion for them, and revealing unto them in and by the Word, the Mys. teries of Salvation, s effectually perswading them by his Spirit to believe and obey, and governing their hearts by his Word and Spirit, overcoming all their enemies by his Almighry Power and Wisdom, in such manner and ways as are moti confonant to his wonderful and unrearchable dispensation. : p7obn 6. 37, 39. & 10. 15, 16.91 John 2.1. Roix 8.34. '70b.25. 13, 15. Eph. I 7.8.9. John 17 6.7951 14.16. H:5.12.222Cor.4. 13. Rom. 8. 9,14. & 15 19,19. Yobn 17.17., Psa. 110. 1. I Cor. 15. 25, 26. Psal. 4. 2, 3.

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